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... hen you wrote sometimes your legs would hurt. I've had chronic pain in my legs, mainly muscles, for about 3 years now. However the doctors so far cannot find the reason for this. I want to trade experiences with you, perhaps having low ferritin levels can cause this pain? ... (12 replies)
... of that to be sent off. My husband said he understand the doctor to say the "cyst" started oozing when the sample was taken. He said nothing he saw gave him any reason to believe the low ferritin level was from here. Now, we are back to square one with no end in sight. ... (23 replies)
... He told me to check my iron, ferritin and TIBC levels, which I did while on vacation. ... (6 replies)

... For those asking about ferritin levels and iron. The ferritin level measures how good your body is at extracting iron from food or supplements you are taking. ... (21 replies)
Low ferritin
Jun 8, 2013
... Ferritin levels are a good way to detect IDA in the early stages because it's one of the first things to go. Having a low hemoglobin shows that the IDA is in a later stage. By the time your hemoglobin gets low it's time for iron, but why Dr's wait for that to happen is beyond me! ... (22 replies)
... the opposite actually and that is from my primary and my OB. I have normal hemoglobin and normal hematocrit after 8 months on iron and my Dr. says as long as my ferritin is low the anemia diagnosis sticks. One of the very first things that starts to drop with anemia is in fact your ferritin. ... (8 replies)
... unting down a mystery as to why this is happening to them now. It's a fairly serious thing and you do need to persevere until you get the answers as to why your ferritin is so low. Others here will know better than I do as to what other tests you should request. I think your doctor should test your thyroid levels. ... (10 replies)
... I know it's a huge guess but sometimes can be the cause when no other reason can be found. Might be worth looking into. With a ferritin of 6 you can't really afford to sit around and wait for things to continue to drop. Having a low ferritin can cause so many issues and problems. ... (8 replies)
... As the years went on my hair shed more and more and my scalp looked fine, but you could tell in the length of my hair that i had lost at least half of it. The reason my scalp looked fine was that i constantly had new regrowth, but it wasnt able to alst the distance. ... (10 replies)
... I never knew hair loss was connected to low Ferritin levels! I have been losing my hair for the past year, and have just been told my Ferritin level is 2 so am now on 670gms iron per day. My doctor thinks it will take about 6 months to get the levels back up. My haemoglobin is also low. ... (21 replies)
... Thank you for sharing your story. I am so sorry that you have been dealing with this so long. To finally find out that you have low iron is just crazy after all this time. Doctors will say many different things about low ferritin and low iron symptoms. ... (22 replies)
... tibc was 4.9. No real reason found for this. I have GI issues, so I imagine it is some kind of malabsorption issue. I took PO iron for many months and it was considered resolved. ... (1 replies)
... THat is a level of ferritin which would cause hair loss. THat is mostly what brought me to the doctor... I have an inch thick of hair in my brush every time I brush... ... (8 replies)
... the symptoms can be caused from so many other things so i am not going to accept that as a diagnosis until everything else is ruled out. There still has to be a reason for low ferritin levels anyway. ... (7 replies)
... Don't know whether this information helps any, but going off the sheet of paper my specialist gave me, the reason he believes ferretin should be 125 - 150 is for optimal ATP. ATP basically supplies large amounts of energy to cells in your body for various biochemical processes. He states that our metabolic activity and liver detox are dependant on the ATP, which stands for... (15 replies)
... they were anaemic were not believed and many doctors still don't link iron deficiency to hair loss and nail issues. This is because you be anaemic and have high ferritin levels, have low ferritin levels and have normal haemoglobin levels and have both low ferritin and haemoglobin levels. ... (4 replies)
... I just knew that I had low iron, but they kept telling me I didn't. I finally ordered a copy of the results, and he had run an iron panel test but not ferritin, which is the one we needed. ... (2 replies)
... Thank you very much, Florida Flower Girl:angel: (3 replies)
... First, thanks again to those of you who responded! I believe what you're saying about the Nexium but for some reason can NOT get my gastro doc to buy into it. ... (74 replies)
... Why did they give you the blood test in the first place that alerted them to a low ferritin level? ... (74 replies)


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